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A Global Perspective: Bringing the World Into Classrooms

The need to equip students and teachers to understand issues that transcend national borders is increasingly urgent, writes Ariel Tichnor-Wagner. (August 3, 2016)

Top Performers Blog

05/25 06:27 am | Sing Kong Lee: In Memoriam | Marc Tucker on the passing of one of the world's great education thinkers and leaders and his good friend, Sing Kong Lee of Singapore.

Global Learning Blog

05/24 07:11 pm | The Importance of Curiosity and Questions in 21st-Century Learning | Why curiosity and questioning are essential 21st century skills.

Democracy and Education Blog

07/11 03:21 pm | The State of Public Education; The State of Movements for Human Rights | As I announced yesterday, we are moving this blog to a new livelier format at Participatory Democracy and Public Education.  I want to take the opportunity of this last blog ...

On-Demand Webinar

E-Learning Goes Global
This webinar examined the state of online learning internationally and highlight various countries moving ahead in this arena.

Chat Transcripts

What U.S. Schools Can Learn From High-Performing Countries
This chat examined the United States’ mediocre showing on recent international tests, and what those results mean.

E-Learning Creates Foreign Connections
Our guests in this chat shared their experiences establishing meaningful connections between their schools in the United States and schools in other countries.

Special Collection

Quality Counts 2012
The 16th edition of Education Week's annual report looks at America's international standing in education, and lessons to be drawn from high-performing countries.

Multimedia

Quality Counts 2012: A Multimedia Presentation

Why is it important to study schools from other countries? Watch videos on the subject and listen to Education Week's reporters who studied the issue at large for Quality Counts 2012.

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As the Trump administration ramps up deportations, some K-12 leaders are pledging to protect the rights and privacy of undocumented students. How much can they do?
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
More than 100 Teach For America teachers are among 750,000 undocumented immigrants protected by the deferred-action policy, which President Trump has said is a "very difficult subject" for him.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
The sweeping order to halt residents from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States and an uncertain fate for undocumented DREAMers are stoking fears for immigrant students.
February 8, 2017 | Updated: March 10, 2017 – Education Week
The root of the U.S. job crisis is automation, and teaching technology is part of the solution, write Julie Flapan and Jane Margolis.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
The latest PISA results showed that high-scoring 15-year-olds were more likely than low scorers to have had at least a year of preschool.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
Math results were mixed for American adolescents on two major global benchmarking tests released in recent weeks. These charts offer some highlights.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
Nearly 20 years after voting to restrict bilingual education in a state with more than 1 million schoolchildren who don't speak English as their first language, California voters appear poised to reverse that ban.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
Expanded access to education across the globe will boost U.S. national and economic security, writes Rep. Nita Lowey.
September 7, 2016 – Education Week
Special programs lure students to the United States from the Middle East and North Africa to develop skills in science, technology, engineering, and math.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
The need to equip students and teachers to understand issues that transcend national borders is increasingly urgent, writes Ariel Tichnor-Wagner.
August 3, 2016 – Teacher

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